California vs Zimbabwe (Statistical Comparison)

California is a state in the United States Of America located in the Western Region of the country, whereas Zimbabwe is a country located in Southern Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between California and Zimbabwe regarding various aspects.


Is California bigger than Zimbabwe?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Zimbabwe is 150,872 sq mi. California is bigger than Zimbabwe by 12,824 sq mi. California is around 1.09 times bigger than Zimbabwe.

Area of California:  163,696 sq mi ( 423,970 km2 )

Area of California compared to Zimbabwe

Area of Zimbabwe:  150,872 sq mi ( 390,757 km2 )

Area of Zimbabwe compared to California


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of California as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 39,237,836.

Population of California compared to Zimbabwe

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Zimbabwe as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 15,255,122.

Population of Zimbabwe compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Zimbabwe.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Zimbabwe is Harare.

Official Languages

California: English
Zimbabwe: There are 16 official languages in Zimbabwe.


California: Californian
Zimbabwe: Zimbabwean

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Zimbabwe: ZW

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Zimbabwe as of 2019: 0.571

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Zimbabwe Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of California:
37° 0′ 0″ N, 120° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Zimbabwe:
20° 0′ 0″ S30° 0′ 0″ E

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